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Monthly Archives from May 2020

Download My Free eBook “Trademark Basics and Best Practices for Businesses”

In my many years as an IP attorney, I have helped businesses with countless trademarks. Over this time, I have not only become well-acquainted with trademark law and the value and reasons for registering a trademark, but also the types of questions and concerns people typically have about the process. Because of this, I compiled some of my advice and knowledge in an eBook — Trademark‌ ‌Basics‌ ‌and‌ ‌Best‌ ‌Practices‌ ‌for‌ ‌Businesses. It is now […]

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In the Profession: Courage Is Grace Under Pressure

Proud of our team’s work and courage in completing various, complex H-1B work visa filings while working remotely. Grateful for one client’s note: “Great news. Thank you, for all the hard work and persistence getting this thing pulled together – remotely, no less. I know it was a lot of work for everyone involved. We appreciate it! We’ll look forward to hearing from the government next.” 

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Happy Memorial Day from Marks Gray Immigration

Let us honor those who gave their lives for our country. Our warmest wishes to you and your family on Memorial Day.  From the Marks Gray Immigration Team

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Are You Reading Fake News?

  Stories and complaints about “fake news” are continuing to capture headlines. The pandemic has heightened our need to identify reliable sources of information and learn how to think critically about what we are reading, hearing and watching each day. Media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how widespread misinformation can become. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently reported that not only were we fighting COVID-19, but also an “infodemic,” meaning an overwhelming […]

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Time to Tell a Story

Now is a time when many businesses are rethinking their marketing and branding strategies in an effort to distinguish their business from their competitors. One helpful way to do this? By telling your business’s story. At the heart of every business is a story that creates the culture and path of that business. ASTORYO® is a local business that helps businesses and individuals share their stories with anyone who wants to learn or just be […]

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Can I Keep Someone with an Expired H-4 EAD Employed?

Considering the delays, challenges, and exemptions with work authorization extensions of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), employers are asking if they can keep certain workers employed with an expired EAD. If the person’s EAD has expired and they do not yet have the new EAD or another valid, acceptable document to present for verification, they may not be able to continue working. However, there are some exceptions.  All U.S. workers must present acceptable documents to prove […]

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